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2009-2010 Academic Calendar

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A printable pdf version of the 2009-2010 Academic Calendar

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University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays
EARLY FALL START 2009
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
September 7, Labor Day November 11, Veterans Day January 18, Martin Luther King Day May 31, Memorial Day July 5, Independence Day
[observed]
July 5, Independence Day
[observed]
 
  November 26-27, Thanksgiving
(no class)
February 15, Presidents Day        

Religious Holidays and Observances - Use these dates for planning purposes

Application Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen January 15 September 15 December 15 January 15 January 15 January 15
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students February 15 September 15 December 15 February 15 February 15 February 15
Evening Degree Program Transfer or Postbaccalaureate Students July 15 October 31 January 31 May 15 May 15 May 15
Admission Application for Returning Students July 1 November 1 February 1 June 1 June 1 June 1
Admission Application for Summer Only Students       June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students January 15     January 15 January 15 January 15
Graduating Senior Priority - Applications due May 6 November 4 February 17 April 14 April 14 April 14
UW faculty/staff and Washington State employees Tuition Exemption Forms due Tuition exemption forms due 2 weeks before the beginning of the quarter
Applications for credit by examination October 9 January 15 April 9 July 2 July 2 July 2
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates October 16 January 22 April 16 July 9 July 9 July 9
Application for Washington State residence status October 29 February 2 April 27 July 20 July 20 July 20
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Dates of Instruction

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Instruction Begins
WAC 478-132-030
September 30 January 4 March 29 June 21 June 21 July 22
Last Day of Instruction December 11 March 12 June 4 August 20 July 21 August 20
Final Examination Week December 14-18 March 15-19 June 7-11 Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Commencement     Seattle, June 12
Tacoma, June 11
Bothell, June 13
     
Quarter Breaks Winter Break
December 19-January 3
Spring Break
March 20-28
Summer Break
June 12-20
Autumn Break
August 21-September 28
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Registration Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Registration Period I Priority Registration May 8-June 21 November 6-November 29 February 19-March 7 April 19-May 26 April 19-May 26 April 19-May 26
Registration Period II June 22-September 29 November 30-January 3 March 8-28 May 27-June 20 May 27-June 20 May 27-June 20
Begin mailing Quarterly U PASS sticker September 8 December 11 March 12 June 4 June 4 June 4
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] September 30 January 4 March 29 June 21 June 21 July 22
Registration Period III September 30-October 6 January 4-10 March 29-April 4 June 21-27 June 21-27 June 21-July 28
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - UW Faculty/Staff October 2 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 June 23
Registration for UW Access Program October 2 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 June 23
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - Wash. State employees October 5 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 June 24
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] October 14 January 18 April 12 July 5 July 5 July 29
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status October 6 January 8 April 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Last day to add, drop or change a course in the Registration Office without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture October 6 January 8 April 2 June 25 June 25 July 28
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees October 6 January 8 Apirl 2 June 25 June 25 July 28
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture October 6 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 July 28
All courses require entry codes to add beginning October 7 January 11 April 5 June 28 June 28 June 28
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee October 7-October 13 January 11-17 April 5-11 June 28-July 4 NA NA
Late Add Period - $20 fee and Entry Codes required to add all courses beginning October 7 January 11 April 5 June 28 June 28 NA
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged October 13 January 15 April 9 July 2 July 2 July 28
Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed October 14-November 15 January 18-February 21 April 12-May 16 July 5-August 8 June 28-July 11 July 29-August 11
Last day to add a course through MyUW October 20 January 24 April 18 July 11 July 11 July 28
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee November 15 February 21 May 16 August 8 July 11 August 11
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) December 11 March 12 June 4 August 13 July 14 August 13
Last day to change variable credits (must be done in Registration Office, 225 Schmitz Hall) December 11 March 12 June 4 August 13 July 14 August 13
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW September 28 January 1 March 26 June 18 June 18 June 18
$25 Late Registration Fee begins September 30 January 4 March 29 June 21 June 21 July 22
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. October 16 January 22 April 16 July 9 July 9 July 9
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee October 7-October 13 January 11-17 April 5-11 June 28-July 4 NA NA
$20 Change of registration fee begins to add, drop or change a course, including changes to and from S/NS grade option. Additional tuition or tuition forfeiture may also be charged October 7 January 11 April 5 June 28 June 28 July 29
$40 U-PASS replacement fee begins October 7 January 11 April 5 June 28 June 28 June 28
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter October 7-October 29 January 11-February 2 April 5-27 June 28-July 11 June 28-July 11 July 29-August 11
$75 Late Registration Fee begins October 14 January 18 April 12 July 5 July 5 July 29
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students October 16 January 22 April 16 July 9 July 9 July 9
Last day to return U-PASS for cancellation of U-PASS Fee October 16 January 22 April 16 July 9 July 9 July 9
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) October 19 January 25 April 19 July 12 July 12 July 12
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning October 30 February 3 April 28 July 12 July 12 August 12
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Grade Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins (week designation not included summer quarter) October 14 January 18 April 12 July 5 June 28 July 29
Grades due from faculty (10:00 a.m.) December 21 March 22 June 14 August 23 July 26 August 23
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW December 23 March 24 June 16 August 25 August 25 August 25
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter January 6 March 31 *June 23 October 1 October 1 October 1
 
AUTUMN 2009
WINTER 2010
SPRING 2010
SUMMER 2010
Full-term
A-term
B-term
* Autumn registration for students dropped spring will be canceled on August 26, 2010.